01/25/2013

Scholle Packaging

Scholle Packaging Acquires Controlling Interest in Brazilian Pouch Packaging Manufacturer Flexpack

January 2013
Irvine, CA – January 9, 2013 — Scholle Packaging, a leading provider of flexible performance packaging solutions, announced today that they have acquired controlling interest in the assets of the Brazil-based packaging manufacturer Flexpack.
Flexpack designs, manufactures and provides stand-up pouch packaging, barrier films, and performance packaging for the Latin American market, for applications such as: processed meats, sauces, fresh pasta, dairy products, nuts, automotive fluids, healthcare, and pharmaceutical products.
“Flexpack’s excellence in customer service, focus on quality manufacturing, and their ability to deliver unique, market-driven products makes them a natural addition to the Scholle brand,” said Scholle Corporation President and CEO Leon Gianneschi.
Dr. Richard Heath, Vice President of New Ventures for Scholle Packaging said: “Growth in performance packaging solutions is a key part of Scholle’s business strategy. Stand-up pouch solutions complement our core bag-in-box product offering very well, especially in the growing Latin American market, which is why Flexpack is such a good fit for us. We feel the Flexpack product line and manufacturing competencies will benefit greatly from Scholle’s decades of aseptic processing and fitment engineering experience and we look forward to aligning our new combined product offerings with market needs in the region.”
Flexpack will continue to design, manufacture, and provide flexible packaging that feature Scholle Packaging’s key product traits: safe, natural, economic, and sustainable. For more information on Flexpack, please visit www.flexpack.com.br